Origins Available: English, Scottish
Early Origins of the Gration family
Yorkshire, where the name first appeared in the early 14th century. The name Gration is an unusual combination of an occupational name and a patronymic. The suffix indicates that it identifies the bearer by his father. Most patronymics refer to the father's first name, such as "Johnson." This name however, refers to the father's occupation, coming from the old Norse word "greifi," meaning "steward." The name Gration therefore, was given to the son of a steward.
Early History of the Gration family
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Gration Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Graveson, Grayson, Grason, Grayshan, Grayshon, Gration, Graveston, Grayston, Graystone, Graiveson, Grayfson and many more.
Early Notables of the Gration family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Gration family to the New World and Oceana
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Gration Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Gration (post 1700)
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